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I BANKS IN SOt TH tAROIJXA [
Consolidated Statement of Condition
ou October 21.
The Xews and Courier has received |
from the State bank examiner, Capt.
Ivy M. Mauldin. o. Pickens, the con
solidated statement of the State bank-1
ing institutions, which responded to j
the call for condition on October 21.
Examiner LVauldin declares tnat the
figures show t?.:e Sout/. Carolina banks
are not "hoarding" money, as has
been charged against many banks in
ihe South, and he finds another cause
ior gratification in they fact that the
o.erdraf's leported are "over $400,000 ;
less than those reported on the same j
date last year.' 1 lie staiemeni iui- j
Called statement, showing the condition
of t. e 313 Stare banks. 23 Branch
banks and 2 private banks in Sout.li J
Carolina, at the close of business on j
October 21, 1914:
Loans and discounts ...$60,814,255.89:
Overdrafts 576,354.51 !
Bonds and stock owned
toy banks 3,640,885.40 !
Other real estate owned. 665,495.25 j
Furniture and fixtures .. 594,939.08 i
Banking houses 1,548,555.97 j
Due from banks and
bankers 6,13 <,255.21]
Currency 1,286.668.10 |
Silver and other minor
coin , , 324,;>37.96
C:ecks and cash items.. 282,737.01'
Exchange for clearing
Other resources 473,954.11
I Total $76,604,450.20
??> ' ? ? * fli- i ? o r i
^arniai stocK paia in... o-ti,no.oI
Surplus fund 4,7S6,97S.45
I tffBi vided profit's, less
current expenses and
t taxes paid 2,342,906.50
Due to banks and bankers
Dividends unpaid 11,127.95 !
Individual deposits subject
to check 17,048,242.72
Savings deposits 17,119,888.21
1 Demand certi.icates of
Certified checks 23,727.10 !
Cashier's check 154,531.73 ;
\Tuki ara ft ? J V. 11? e
anu unio icuiocounted
Bills payable, including
certificates for money
borrowed 13,303.282.25 t
Reserve fund 2o3,900.46 i
Otner liabilities, etc S35,236.S9
Total ... $76,604,450.20 1
MLAlfilN INVESTIGATING j1
Confers With Keserve Board on Cot-!s
ton Warehouse Kcce/pts. jt
AYtashington, Nov. 27.?Senator Jo'h.n I c
L. McLaurin, State warehouse com-11
missioner of SoutL: Carolina, is in
Washington today conferring with the t
members of the federal reserve board a
"'for the purpose," as te expressed I
it, "of establishing the relation which j a
a State warehouse receipt will bear j t
to the federal reserve board, with t
special reference to acceptance for b
discount." Commissioner McLaurin! c
iiis^assed the question today with j a
Messrs "Malburn and Harding, and ; t
Comptroller John Skelton Williams, j ?
and expects tomorrow to call on Pres- j s
ident Wilson, after which he will pro-! r
ceea 10 .\ew iorK 10 interview iwe j v
bankers there. Mr. McLaurin is ac- ;
compained by his friend, Editor W. D.
Grist, o:" the Yorkville Enquirer. He ,
was not prepared at this time to make ^
any statement as to ti e results of his 11
visit, and said he would not care to j.
do so until after his return from the i
HOW A SUBMARINE 1;
ATTACKS WARSHIPS j
Sensation of Travel-n? I'nder the -j
I? T 1?A I QiihaII i?(r flm
If! OICI JL 11^ lju Ulllllill^ VI t'U\. j g
Torpedoes. j j
The Hague, Nov. 11.?A letter tell- <3
ing of an attack of the German ubmarine
U-26 upon a British ?arship, j n
he -lame of which is not given, is pub- I c
lis'red in the Zeitu. It begins with j a
preparations for the expedition "two j \
hours before midnight in order to | b
n ake a strike at dawn. The letter, j t*
said to have been written by a member
of the crew o: the attacking: boat,
then adds: 0
"A sharp signal to the engine room, j
the sudden whirr of the motor catches s
and the U-26 is under way. We move n
in a westerlv direction. We are going 1
towards the enemv. | r
n- * "The heavens are covered with' a
clouds. A few feet away from the boat &
nothing is noticeable at all. The wind r
is from a side and the bridge is en- s
tirely flooded with water. Xo noise is a
I hei-rd but the heavy, droning sound of
' the motor and the swiss of the water t
passing along out sides. t
S/etrs of Dawn. t
"The engine signs of dawn appear s
when suddenly in th? near distance t
"ZQDORA" is coming t
"ZUDORA" is the new
"ZUDORA" is in 20 Epi
Margaret Snow is "Zul
James Cruze is the Villi
Harry Benham is the H*
This is a greater serial t
Mystery". This assures y<
"ZUDORA" starts this
"The Million Dollar My:
Masterpiece. See it EVE
Remember, OVuY five
nesday. Don't miss a one
XTz-vv* fUkA re ViQrvnrvninnro
X' KJL tilt; Uig uapjJV/iiingo
"The Little Theatre That
,-winging high above us upon the
vater. We pass through the long tail
if foam v/hich a hostile torpedo deirrnver
has iust felt behind. SDeeding
oward the east. We have managed
o find our way through the first line
>f the enemy's advance guard. From
low on we must be very careful.
"A signal is heard and men appear
tpon deck. The boat is prepared for
iction. The :lag pole is taken down,
^ort of ti~e bridge is folded together
.nd well fastened. The periscope is
rought up to the proper height. Then
he entrance through the combined
ridge and conning tower is hermeti:ally
closed. The tanks are opened
nd the inrushing water tells us that
he boat is ahout to submerge. The j
rasoiine motors siop ineir enuiess
ong. Electricity will drive us from
low until we shall reappear upon the
Looking: for Warships.
"A young lieutenant is posted at the
;eriscope and looks for the enemy.
?he sailors take their position near
he torpedoes. The interior of the boat
5 lighted with two small electric
ulbs. They make .the darkness vistile,
but ?"ive no light. Everywhere
here is a stale smell o: oil. The heat
a the small room is oppressive.
"Intently the men all watch the sign
>oard on the wall in from of them,
'he storm which is raging upon the
urface makes itself felt in tlie depth,
"very motion of the water causes the
>oat to rock up and down, up and
own, up and down.
'1W!e think of the advantage of the
aan on board a warship. I: his time
omes he can drown with a last look
t the happy sun and the blue sky.
Ve see nothing, hear nothing. If the
oat is to go down we shall all sufoc-ate
in tl:e darkness under water.
"Suddenly we all jump up and for;et
hot and bad air and discomfort
n small lighted letters the sign board
ays 'attention.' The officer in command
holds the lever which will reease
the first torpedo. The sailors
nake ready to launch the second one
s soon as the first shall have gone.
^ few seconds pass. We must be very
tear the enemy. Suddenly the first
ign disappears. Half a second later
nd the red glowing letters say '.fire.
V)ith a single jerk the lever releases
he torpedo. A short metallic click,
he roise of the water rushing into
he empty tube and all is over. The
econd torpedo is at once pushed into
he tube. A few seconds later the
o the Arcade.
sodes. Each Episode is a
;han "The Million Dollar
)u that it's going to be fine.
; month. Watch for the
er than Ever.
atery", Thanhouser Serial
more Episodes after Wed
just; keep your eyes on
Gets All the Big Pictures"
interior of the submarine looks as before
the attack began.
What of the Torpedo]
"But what of the first torpedo? Did
she reach her goal? Instinctively we
have all kept count?one hundred meters,
two hundred meters, three hundred
meters?four hundred. Under water
no sound penetrates. We only hear
the noise of our engines. We wait.
Nothing happens. Then suddenly ?e
are all thrown together by the jerky
movement o: me Doat. rwice or inree
times more we feel that we have
changed our course very abruptly.
"Then the boat rolls as before. The
regular purring of the engines is
heard. Our submarine is rapidly mov- j
"We are on our way home. The attack
has been successful."
FAIR INDIA > GIRL !
ni _ ii .1 . i? if . _ n li? I
I'OeroKefs rrouu 01 iter as tonegei
Graduate, Ranch Owner and
iXew Vorkj Xov. 26.?Richard TV.
Croker, the former Tammany leader,!
was married today to Miss Beulah |
Benrou Edmondson, a member o? the j
Cherokee Indain tribe, who is 50 years j
his junior. He is 73 years old and
she is 23. Tonight the bride and
groom are on their way to the Croker
estate near Palm Beach, Fla.. for their
The wedding took place at t'he home
of Nathan Straus. Many persons whom
Croker had not taken into his confidence
as to just where the ceremony
would be performed went to St.
Agnes' church under the impression
4-V. i 1 it- ? v? An ? f V* a nn r\'+10 1 f r\ v* 1
cey wu.uu wnucas luc uupuaxo, un'.? i
did not evade all the uninvited guests,'
as seemed to .be his purpose, for the
street in front of the Straus honw? was
crowded wit'h me 1 and women. On y
about twenty-five were invited to the \
The bride was given away by her1
uncle, W. W. Hastings, who for fifteen j
years has been attorney for tr.e Chero-1
kees and who recently was elected to !
congress from Oklahoma.
A typewritten statement given out
by the bride after the ceremony made
clear a good deal of her life history,
which h?d been reported in many dif-j
ferent ways since knowledge of her j
"engagement .became known. Tlie statement
said she was an Indian princess,
known as Princess Sequoyah or Ke
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the good things to be had at this
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Mayes' Drug Store
Phone 188. Newberry, S. C.
taw Kaluntuchy among her tribe. Her
father, t:e statement continued, was
Michael Smith Edmondson, a descendant
of Roger de Montgomery,
who commanded the van of the Norman
army at the battle of Hastings,
and her mother was Galela Welch, who
descended from the famous Chief Sequoyah,
invertor of the iCherokee
'IS":e is proud of her Indian ancestry
and the C'r.erokees are proud of her as
a college girl, lecturer, ranch owner
and business woman," said the sateinent.
Croker first saw the girl in Kansas
city when she was 9 years old, accord- <
ing to the sta:ement, and he later be- 1
came interested in "her zeal to make
her people batter understand. Miss
Edomndson got inspiration for her
work from Pocahontas and other Indian
girls, shij said. She told it thus: j
"I have been inspired by the ex-'?
ample of Pocahontas, who did so much j *
:o make the English people under- jh
stand our ra^e. Then there was Sac--!
cawagea, the 'bird woman,' who pilot-!
ed the Lewis and Clark ev?edition
",000 miles and made it a success, j
On the way back, in crossing the 'Mis- a
souri. her husband, a renegard French- q
man upset the canoe, carrying tee re- v
cords of the expedition. She dived
again and again until she saved all p
the valuable papers and trophies. I j(
also find inspiration in Talabina, the t
Cherokee maiden, who helped Sam ;-r
Houston to :ree Texas." g
And then she turned to Croker, who t:
long was known as "the chief" of 10
Tammany Hall, and remarked: "But h
it is the dearest ambition of every In- i
dian girl to win a chief, and I have i;
won the c'rief of men.'' v
'In April the couple will go to thell
Dear old Santa Claus ex
and the older folks a heart
Toy display. Mechanicalr
Drums, Horns, Banks, G;
Toys, a toy that will make
and even stir up father'
i i i i
ooys now wnue my siock is
Everything sparkling w
thing and everything for
every kind ready to welcor
laugh cry, Kid Body Dolls
Furniture, Stoves, Trunks
thing that a child could de
Toys. I extend to you an
visit x" cur vianu.
Who Will G
I have a $5.00 Doll m m;
this Doll is in the envelope
Every time you spend ten
guess at the name. The 1
the name will get the Doll,
is in the list of names of v
BETTER GOODS F(
The House of a '
Long Distance calls for f
radius of several hundred
"In less than one hou
of flour at a total cost to
"Since then we have 2
Bell Telephone to every f<
most profitable results,
rates are reasonable and
in one Lone Distance Te
a dozen letters"
SOUTHERN BELL Tl
AND TELEGRAPH (
BOX 163, CO]
room's home in Ireland, where he )
las resided lor many vears since I
.is retirement from politics.
Mr. George Lester, 'Sr., was born
>eccmber 2, 1S37, and died suddenly
t his home in St. Luke's community, 1
)ctober 31, 1914, at the age of 76 j
ears, 10 months, 28 days.
He was married to Miss Harriet
iikard, July 31, 1S60. To mourn their
dss teere remains his wife, one son, !
wo daughters (two having preceded
im), 22 grandchildren, and 6 great- 1
;rand children, besides many rela- !
ives and friends. He was a veteran '
f the civil war. At 4 p. m. Sunday 11
is remains were laid to rest in St. j
.uke's cemetery in the presence or a
arge gathering. The funeral services
/ere conducted by his pastor, Rev. j
I. W. Cronk.
Toyland is Open
leir Bow ?
tends to all the kiddies
y welcome to his great
roys, Iron Toys, Wagons,
ames. A line of Ereeto
any boy wild with delight
s enthusiasm. Pring the
J VVlAij^AVVVI 0
ith Xmas beauty. Anyholiday
gifts. Dolls of
ne you. Dolls that sleep,
, Bisque Dolls, Tin Sets,
i, Swings, ^in fact everysire
can be found in my
enthusiastic welcome to
fKo Hnll? I
kV l> U1V VAA J
jr window. The name of ,
i that you see on the Doll,
cents with me you have a
Srst person that guesses
. The name of this Doll
romen in Webster's Die??
DR SAME MONEY
m m ?
j oi us raiue
"One of our salesmen
value of the Long Distance
Telephone to us.
He was at Huntsville,
Ala., and upon his own
responsibility put in
ifteen merchants within a
ir he had sold 2100 barrels
us of less than six dollars.
ipplied the Long Distance
mature of our business with
The service is fine, the
there is more satisfaction
:!ephone talk than in half
1LEPHONE /j|?| 4
.UMBIA, S. C.
>OTICE OF FIX.U SETTLEMENT.
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned will make iinal settlement
of the estate of Mrs. Elizabeth Frances
Blease, deceased, in the probate court
'or Xewb-erry county, State of South
Carolina, on Tuesday, December 22nd,
1914, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, and
will immediately thereafter apply to
the judge of probate of Xewberrv
county for a final discharge. All
persons indebted to the said estate
will make immediate settlement with
eitfner of the undersigned, and all persons
holding claims against the said
' * ~ +
estate win present tne same auiy attested.
Bertha Blease Eison,
Cannon G. Blease,
Eugene S. Blease,